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by drifter
Mon May 17, 2010 5:32 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 9 "Isadora" RC released!
Replies: 224
Views: 76298

Re: Linux Mint 9 "Isadora" RC released!

I have been using Mint since Mint 5...I thought Mint 7 was the best so far for what I use it for. Mostly streaming video and business programs. I first started noticing In Mint 8 trouble with flash and sound settings. Now with Mint 9 I find that flash is really crazy. With Monitors in Twinview Chrom...
by drifter
Fri Mar 14, 2008 8:58 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to make nvidia-settings sticky
Replies: 24
Views: 35552

Re: How to make nvidia-settings sticky

I am a linux newbie. Only had Mint for about a month. Here is the fix that I found to be easiest for myself and it works without any problems. I noticed that after changing Nvidia settings the program was not able to update the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. So what I do is this: I change my settings so t...
by drifter
Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: What is the best pci sound card for mint?
Replies: 2
Views: 985

Re: What is the best pci sound card for mint?(solved)

Thanks very much. I have a good headset. I will try a usb adapter for it first.

Again thank you
by drifter
Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: What is the best pci sound card for mint?
Replies: 2
Views: 985

What is the best pci sound card for mint?

I have had Mint now for about a month. I installed it on my P3 system and it worked great even with skype/ A couple days ago I finally bought the last pieces for a new system. It has an AD1986A Sound Max onboard audio. And like most people here and in ubuntu forums it works great except that my mike...
by drifter
Tue Mar 04, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Monitor Shutdown
Replies: 2
Views: 546

Re: Monitor Shutdown

Thanks very much. I am still trying to figure it out. I moved to mint from win xp . In xp it just looks for mouse movements. If no mouse movements anything can be running and power management still puts em to sleep.
by drifter
Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Monitor Shutdown
Replies: 2
Views: 546

Monitor Shutdown

I have had linux mint for about 2 weeks and mostly works great. I have Nvidia geforce 6200. I have my monitor set to go off in 11 minutes to test it. Ii have dual monitors. It shuts down on time if i am doing absolutely nothing at all. But if something like totem is streaming audio from the BBC the ...
by drifter
Tue Feb 19, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: package installs that dont get to menu
Replies: 2
Views: 585

Re: package installs that dont get to menu

Thanks for the reply. A guy in town is building machines from old parts and he has a legal master install cd for win xp pro. I bought my machine for $100.00. 192mb pc 100 ram and 10g hard drive. I upgraded it a little at a time. Pentium III 550 Mz 80g hard drive running at sytem speed ATA66 768 mb p...
by drifter
Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: package installs that dont get to menu
Replies: 2
Views: 585

package installs that dont get to menu

I just switched to Mint a couple days ago with a cd I bought online mint 4.0 with gnome. It is great I only use xp now for one thing. My problem is that when I install a package with Synaptic and the name dosnt make it to the menu. I use synaptic to tell me where it installed the files. Then I go lo...

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